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19 November 2020
Chocolate milk: Sports drink of champions
It is the time of year when students are gearing up for the fall sports season. Whether playing football, volleyball or soccer, youth are practicing hard, sweating and burning many calories. ...
18 November 2020
Poland’s beef and dairy producers face difficult season
COVID-19 lockdowns and movement restrictions are placing increased pressure on Poland, the EU’s fourth-largest dairy producer....
13 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: the meat industry contends with more COVID-19 cases
Jim Wyckoff's latest update on the global cattle industry shows some friction for Australia's beef exports and an in-depth view of the dairy industry. ...
12 November 2020
Irish Farmers Association vows to reject additional licensing requirements for dairy farmers
The Irish Farmers Association Dairy Chairman Tom Phelan issued a news release stressing that diary farmers should not face additional licensing from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), contradicting media reports. ...
10 November 2020
New Zealand’s Synlait warns of lower 2021 profit
Dairy products giant Synlait Milk warns of flat to lower profit in fiscal year 2021 due to weak demand for consumer-packaged infant formula....
06 November 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US beef exports gain ground dairy market remains steady
Jim Wyckoff's latest cattle industry update shows improving US beef exports and steady growth in the dairy sector. ...
05 November 2020
October’s world food price index rises for five straight months
World food prices rose for a fifth month running in October, completely recovering from the shock caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and posting gains in most sectors....
UK dairy farmers told that future policies will be a better fit for the industry
Dairy farmers were told by UK Farming Minister Victoria Prentis the future farming policy will deliver a better deal for them going forward....
AHDB webinar shows the changing landscape for UK red meat and dairy
The UK's red meat and dairy sectors have fared well during the COVID-19 crisis, with grocery spending offsetting losses from food service closures during lockdown. ...
03 November 2020
Red meat and dairy showcased in China
Red meat and dairy products from the UK will take centre stage in China this month at one of Asia’s leading food and drink trade shows....
Dairy farmers told to focus on integration, export growth and benchmarking
Productivity in the dairy industry is not about producing as much milk as possible it is about how well the sector can turn inputs into outputs, delegates at RABDF’s Virtual Business and Policy Conference were told....
30 October 2020
Weekly beef and dairy digest: US exports lag and EU production expected to rise
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates track the production outlook in Europe and slowing beef exports. ...
"Milk Your Moments" campaign delivers for UK dairy sector
The UK's first national dairy TV campaign for 20 years helped drive an estimated 11.2 million litres of additional liquid milk sales during the Coronavirus pandemic earlier this year, as well as raising £100,000 for mental health charities....
16 October 2020
Mexico's consumer protection office resolves first cases in dairy product dispute
Mexico's government has begun resolving a string of disputes with major food suppliers over dairy products pulled from market shelves this week for breaches of standards, and aims to settle pending issues quickly, a senior official said on 15 October....
15 October 2020
Fonterra increases farmgate milk price as Chinese demand ramps up
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd raised the price range it pays farmers for milk on 15 October as demand from China, its top market, picks up....
12 October 2020
UK dairy profits expected to recover in 2020, says Old Mill
The newly-released Milk Cost of Production Report from Old Mill shows UK Dairy farmers' profits recovering in 2019/20 after falling in 2018/19, mainly due to reduced purchased feed costs. ...
09 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: beef exports from US decline while the dairy industry gains ground
Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy update tracks decreasing beef exports from the United States and the impacts of Spain's recent COVID-19 spike....
08 October 2020
Global food price index rises 5 percent year-on-year in September
Data from the FAO’s newly released world food price index shows that food prices rose for a fourth straight month in September....
06 October 2020
USDA moves to overhaul labelling to deter organic fraud
After multiple cases of organic food fraud eroded consumer confidence, the USDA moves to strengthen its oversight of organic production....
05 October 2020
UK's cheese exports to UAE double in 10 years and could increase further
Shipments of UK cheese to the UAE have doubled in the last 10 years, showing the importance of this emerging market. ...
02 October 2020
Weekly protein digest: beef exports to China are threatened by COVID-19 restrictions
Read Jim Wyckoff's latest beef and dairy industry updates from around the world....
30 September 2020
UK government opts to exclude foreign dairy workers from SOL
A last-ditch attempt to include dairy workers on the UK's Shortage Occupation List (SOL) has been rejected, sparking fears of worker shortages in the industry. ...
Milkmen expand their business during UK lockdown
New AHDB analysis shows that UK consumers turned to doorstep delivery of milk during lockdown, bolstering milk delivery businesses. ...
28 September 2020
Synlait Milk forecasts higher earnings despite drop in annual profit
New Zealand’s Synlait Milk reported a 9 percent drop in annual profit on 28 September, but forecasts strong underlying core earnings for 2021 based on its core infant and lactoferrin business....
New Zealand’s a2 Milk projects weaker revenue for end of 2020
New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company Ltd forecast lower first-half revenue on 28 September as lockdown measures in Australia’s Victoria state hurt its informal Chinese sales channel more than expected....
25 September 2020
Weekly protein digest: EU beef consumption on downward trend
Read the latest beef and dairy industry updates from Jim Wyckoff....
24 September 2020
How the UK can cut dairy emissions without cutting down on dairy consumption
Reducing the number of dairy cows across the UK doesn't have to mean less milk, cheese and yoghurt on grocery shelves. ...
18 September 2020
Crying over plant-based milk: neither science nor history favors a dairy monopoly
Soy milk. Almond milk. Rice milk. To some dairy farmers these products are like a red rag to a bull....
 
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